Lonely Planet’s Experience Vietnam travel guide reveals exciting new ways to explore this iconic destination with one-of-a-kind adventures at every turn. Slurp thick noodle cao lau in Hoi An, cruise around Halong Bay’s ancient islets, wander Banana Island’s plantations – using our local experts and planning tools to create your own unique trip.
Inside Lonely Planet’s ExperienceVietnam:
- Local experts share their love for the real Vietnam, offering fresh perspectives into the country’s traditions, values and modern trends to make your travel experience even more meaningful
- In the knowtips to help you build on your experiences when visiting well-known sights and landmarks
- Fun insights that will pique your curiosity and take you to the heart of the place - try an egg coffee at Loading T in Hanoi for a glimpse of Vietnamese coffee culture; discover The Happy Road’s epic tale of sacrifice; sip ruou can rice wine infused with mountain herbs picked by the Ede people
- Insider scoop on the best festivals, secret hangouts, hidden locations, tantalising local food scene and photo-worthy views
- Handy seasonal trip planner to guide you on where to go, when to travel and what to pack
- Practical information on money, getting around, unique and local ways to stay, and responsible travel
- Comprehensive selection of maps throughout and beautiful full-colour photography to inspire you as you plan your unforgettable journey
- Covers Hanoi, Northern Vietnam, Central Vietnam, Southeast Coast, The Highlands, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta
Lonely Planet’s Experience Vietnam is an essential travel guide for all explorers looking to immerse themselves in the Vietnameseway of life. Each book within the Experience series contains handy trip building tools so that you can take your pick of the must-see attractions and activities as suggested by our local experts – and create your own dream travel itinerary to get away from the everyday. Unlock even more travel secrets using the QR codes throughout each guide and discover story-worthy travel moments that you’ll never forget.